About us

In over 50 countries around the world, the Sri Chinmoy Centre serves the community by giving free meditation classes, concerts, athletic and cultural events with the aim of uplifting the human spirit. Read more »

Sri Chinmoy

The Centre draws its inspiration from our teacher, Sri Chinmoy, whose life was an expression of the unbounded potential we all have within ourselves. Read more »


Meditation is a core part of our lives, and the Centre organises free meditation classes in over 50 countries around the world. Read more »

Our Members

Sri Chinmoy's students come from all walks of life, and aim to combine a deep and rich inner life of meditation, with a dynamic outer life where they can serve the world.  Read more »

Free meditation classes

Sri Chinmoy believed that inner peace and happiness was everyone's birthright, so at his request we offer free meditation classes in over 300 cities.

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Our service

Besides being a home for its members to meet for meditation and spiritual activity, the Sri Chinmoy Centre also serves the wider world in many ways.

concerts.jpgMusic & Concerts

Soulful music is one of the easiest paths to inner peace; we give many concerts including the international Songs of the Soul series. More...

sports.jpgSport & Athletics

Many of Sri Chinmoy's students love to challenge themselves through athletics, and organise athletic events for the public. More...


In many cities, Sri Chinmoy's students have opened up restaurants, cafes and other enterprises - oases of peace in a busy world. More...

whr.jpgRunning for Peace

A torch relay founded by Sri Chinmoy that travels to over 80 countries spreading the message of peace and oneness. More...

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As part of the Oneness-Heart Tears and Smiles initiative, we partner with other groups to serve people in less advantaged countries. More....

Around the world

Visit some of our 200 member websites and read about their spiritual experiences, stories and insights…

11 April 2014

Guinness World Record for Peace Poem

On April 10th, 2013, representatives from around the world joined together to set a new Guinness World Record for reciting a poem into the most number of languages – 206.

7 April 2014

European Peace Run 2014

The European Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run is steadily making its progress across the European continent, offering a message of peace and goodwill.

Suprabha holds the unique distinction of completing the 3100 Mile Self-Transcendence race - the world's longest certified road race - 13 years in a row.

Sadanand Magee

Dublin, IE

Sadanand plays all kinds of percussion instruments, especially the Indian tablas. He travels to more than 15 countries a year to play meditative music, mainly as part of the Songs of the Soul concert series.

Source: Radio Sri Chinmoy

A live performance in Aveiro, Portugal in 2010, alongside Kanala Auer from Vienna on sitar.

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All Part of the Service

by Noivedya Juddery from Canberra, AU

What can humanitarian service achieve? With faith and dedication, it can achieve almost anything.

শ্রী চিন্ময়

by Mahatapa Palit from

   বাঙলা ও বাঙালির মানবিক মায়া- মমতা-শ্রদ্ধা-ভালবাসা ও সাংস্কৃতিক চেতনার এক মূর্ত প্রতীক  

Sushumna Plumbly

by Suswara Payne from Bristol, GB

Sushumna first established the London Centre in 1971, and has continuosly inspired  many people through meditation classes, magazine articles and other ways. The following is an extract from her book "Things My Guru Taught Me".

Tejvan Pettinger

Venu’s Obituary in the SF Chronicle

by Tejvan Pettinger from Oxford, GB

            Christopher Francis Riggio of San Francisco, California passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2013. He was born in Woodstock, Illinois, on May 9, 1953, the son of Ben and Mary Riggio. He is survived by his father and two sisters, Linda and...

Mahiruha Klein

Venu "Flute Of Krishna"

by Mahiruha Klein from Chicago, US

By Mahiruha Simplicity was your staff, And consecration your robe And humility your simple crown- Unseen by most, but felt by all- We cherish your opal-heart, An opal so pure, so rare, Not all the suns of...

Astika Mason

My Memory of Venu by Astika

by Astika Mason from , CA



A periodical collection of reflective essays contributed by Sri Chinmoy's students, each exploring a different theme. View some of our recent editions...

Stories by our members

  • the spiritual search that led us to the Sri Chinmoy Centre
  • Inner growth and fulfillment on our path of self discovery
  • Profound experiences with our teacher, Sri Chinmoy.

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  • Online meditation course

    A practical four-week tutorial created by our New Zealand members. Get started »

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